I have had the symptoms of fibro for 9 plus years, but I was finally diagnosed last month. I was put on Paxil 10 mg in the morning and Elavil 10 mg at night. knowing my body and how I have grown to not tolerate new chemicals, foods very well, I started with the Elavil only. 8 days later I started the Paxil and felt like I had been tranquilized from day 1. On day 3, I had an "absence seizure" episode at work that had my coworkers freaked out. That was the last time I took Paxil. I have my next appt with my rheumatologist on May 15th to discuss the test results of the 9 vials of blood and 30 xrays they took. My dr, at initial visit asked me several times about depression, and I kept telling him I had HUGE issues with anxiety, but that I wasn't depressed, (I know the 2 usually go hand in hand, but I really wasn't depressed), but know I am. The 15th can't get here fast enough. My pain has decreased greatly being on Elavil, but maybe its because I am on restricted duty at work ( which is very physically active), or because I am to tired to do my usual physical activities at home and play - which in turn has already made me gain 10 pounds UUUGH!!! I just wanted to share with others that might be able to empathize my situation.